Portfolio Net Assets
Gross / Net Expense Ratio
Under the Fund’s expense reimbursement arrangements, the Fund’s investment adviser, Teachers Advisors, Inc. (“Advisors”), has contractually agreed to reimburse the Fund for any Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses (excluding interest, taxes, brokerage and other transactional expenses, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses and extraordinary expenses) that exceed 0.64% of average daily net assets for Retail Class shares of the Fund. These expense reimbursement arrangements will continue through at least February 28, 2015, unless changed with approval of the Board of Trustees.
Overall Morningstar Rating
The Overall Morningstar Rating is based on risk-adjusted return, and is a weighted average of the applicable 3-, 5-, and 10-year Ratings.
52 Week Range
|$1.06B||0.64% / 0.64%|
OUT OF 527 FUNDS
|$9.35 - $11.47|
|As of close||As of|
Based on risk adjusted returns
|INVESTMENT AND BENCHMARKS||1 MONTH||3 MONTH||YTD||1 YEAR||3 YEAR||5 YEAR||10 YEAR||SINCE|
|MSCI Emerging Markets Index||+3.10||-1.07||+3.71||+5.01||-0.34||--||--||+2.89|
|Morningstar Diversified Emerging Mkts||+2.51||-2.15||+2.85||+2.81||+0.48||--||--||--|
Shares held less than 60 calendar days may be subject to a 2.00% redemption fee.
The performance data quoted represents past performance, and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investment will fluctuate so that your accumulation units or shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. Performance may reflect waivers or reimbursements of certain expenses. Absent these waivers or reimbursement arrangements, performance results would have been lower. Since Inception performance shown is cumulative for funds that have less than one year of performance history. For investments with exceptional performance, please note that performance fluctuates and currently may be lower than noted here.
The risks that the fund is subject to include market risk, company risk, index risk, foreign investment risks, and emerging markets risk. The risks associated with foreign investments are often magnified in emerging markets where there is greater potential for political, currency, and economic volatility. Securities issued in emerging market nations may be less liquid than those issued in more developed countries and foreign investors in these markets, such as this Fund, may be subject to special restrictions which could have an adverse impact on performance.
1The MSCI Emerging Markets Index tracks the performance of the leading stocks in 23 emerging countries in the following areas: Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. The returns noted above include the calculation of reinvested net dividends. You cannot invest directly in any index. Index returns do not reflect a deduction for fees or expenses.
2To see the inception date for each account/fund, refer to the Profile tab.
TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., and Nuveen Securities, LLC, Members FINRA and SIPC, distribute securities products. Annuity contracts and certificates are issued by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) and College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF), New York, NY. Investment products, insurance and annuity products: are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, are not deposits, are not insured by any federal government agency, are not a condition to any banking service or activity, and may lose value.